Ruff Sandpiper (Northern Eurasia). Snapped @ Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck, North Carolina

Ruff Sandpiper

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♦️ Pub: Jul 24, 2019 | Modified: Jul 24, 2019 @ | Reading: < 1 min. ♦️

Ruff Sandpiper (Northern Eurasia). Snapped @ Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck, North Carolina


In Eurasia, eats many insects, especially flies, beetles, caddisflies. Also eats small mollusks, crustaceans, spiders, worms, small fish, frogs. During migration and winter may eat many seeds, sometimes forming major part of diet.
— Audubon.org

Ruff Sandpiper, In Action

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